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and everybody started getting a little bit scared. >> from virginia to d.c. to prince george's, how long did it take you? >> 1:15. >> numerous storms were reported. the storm also knocked out power. some intersections here along green belt road were in dark. the good news is that no one was injured when that tree toppled or the porch collapsed here tonight. reporting live, news 4. >> thanks, darcy. the water is finally receding. some places saw up to a foot of water. homes on the water face the biggest threat at high tide, which was around 9:30 tonight. right now, though, no reports of any major problems. in northern virginia, quite different scene than just a few hours earlier. a heavy downpour soaked anyone on the outside. a downed power line cut off power to homes and tied up traffic. crews fixed those lines. >> right now, tree trimmers and power crews are hard at work. it's been a common theme this summer. storms hit, trees fall and then the lights go out. jim rosenfield continues live from bethesda where it's happened again. >> it's just bun to rain again tonight. take a look at this. t
. >> a man with ties to virginia charged with raping and beating a 73-year-old woman in new york central park. 42-year-old david mitchell spirit at reporters as he was led into -- spit at reporters as he was led into court today. mitchell is currently homeless. he has an extensive criminal record in both virginia and west virginia. >>> day four of the chicago teachers strike and many students are ready to go back to school. in fact, some varsity athletes are worried they'll lose playoff and championship opportunities and maybe even miss out on scholarships if they can't take to the field. the chicago teachers union has not been able to strike a deal with city officials, at least not yet. >>> still ahead art for everyone, a new mural is unveiled at one of the city's most popular landmarks. we'll take you there. >> i think everybody will like the weekend. there could be some areas of fog tomorrow morning. th should burn off quickly and we'll let you know if we'll get any showers out of that forecast. >> check out the rundown. we're back. >> this is fox 5 news edge at 11:00. when we switched to
the outside. well, we're going to give him that chance on november 6th. >> both candidates head to virginia tomorrow. romney is campaigning at the american legion post in springfield. there is a rally there. the president is at the farm bureau in virginia beach. >>> a company based out of massachusetts has been tapped to make repairs to the earthquake damaged washington monument. crews from perin i-management surfaces will start work in two months buildingskaf scaffolding filling in cracks. they are expected to last until 2014 and cost $2 million >>> a demolition project is creating a lot of excitement. they have fought legal battles for the run-down skylar mall. now, the work is on to get rid of it and replace it with an 1800 acre development unit, 500 housing units and retail shops and plans for a walmart >>> controversy over a program that allows doctors to give teenage girls the morning after pill without telling their parents. the pilot program began in new york city offering pregnancy testing, birth control pills and the plan "b" emergency con tro accept tiff pill for students. high t
used his knees to steer the car. virginia state police tell news four they are aware of the twitter picture, the driver involved in yesterday's crash was not hurt and has not been charged. >> still no arrest after a robbery and a shooting in a parking lot that was once the scene of a dramatic hostage stand off. a man leaving the capital one bank was robbed about 7:00 last night. robbers shot him in the head and then ran away. >> in january of 2011, in that same lot, a gunman took a teller hostage. he slipped on the ice outside the bank and that allowed the hostage to get away and police shot and killed the gunman. >> officials in montgomery county are raising questions about a deadly bacteria outbreak. he was the the 19th patient infected and the seventh to die. >> tonight there is a new tool to crack down on drunk drivers. dc police will once again be armed with breath alcohol tests. two years after a contractor discovered the machines had been miscalibrated and hundreds of convictions were called into question. shamari stone has our report. >> d.c. police say this program will mak
. in stafford, virginia, news4. >>> there's breaking news tonight involving a workplace shooting in minneapolis. several dead after police say a man opened fire inside an office building. police will not say how many were killed but they have confirmed that the shooter killed himself. at least four people have been rushed to the hospital in critical condition. no word yet on what started it all. >>> a nationwide man hunt is focusing on virginia after the main suspect of a murder in new york is thought to have come this way. 42-year-old anthony tag lee nettie of wood bridge, virginia, is wanted in the death of a school superintendent outside of buffalo. investigators say he drove to new york last week to kill him. police say the two knew each other but wouldn't elaborate on motive. tag lee nettie is now expected to be back in this area, and he is considered armed and dangerous. tonight, a texas man admits he tried to extort money from redskins quarterback robert griffin iii. authorities say richard herd contacted one of griffin's agents in june demanding $1 million. they said he threatened to re
is back at the white house tonight after a day of campaigning in virginia. he spoke to voters in woodbridge and took another swipe at mitt romney's secretly-taped fund raising remarks. >> i don't believe we can get very far with leaders who write off half the nagsz tion as a bu of victims. i don't see a lot of victims in this crowd. >> election day is still 46 days away and some virginia voters are already casting their bal t ballots. absentee voting in virginia started today. >>> a guy in new york with serious injuries. he was mauled by a tiger at the bronx zoo. the man jumped from a monorail train to get inside the tiger exhibit. emergency workers say one of the tigers attacked him. they had to use a fire extinguisher to get the animal off of him. the man reportedly suffered puncture wounds to his back and broke his ankle and his arm. police and zoo officials are investigating why he did that. >> in maryland, a riverdale man is facing charges for stalking a girl. narcissa bonilla has been stalking the girl for days. one time, she was so frightened, she ran to a local fire s
campaigning in northern virginia today in a barn, maureen umeh everywhere at 11:00. >> the wife of the republican presidential nominee was greeted by 800 supporters at a women for mitt rally at a leesburg stable. romney joked about the venue but said she felt right at home. she is an avid equestrian and rides horses as part of her therapy for multiple sclerosis. she criticized president obama's handling of the economy and asked the female audience to support her husband. >>> congressman jesse jackson jr. back home in d.c. after being treated for bipolar disorder at a minnesota clinic. the illinois representative is recovering with his family by his side. his aide says jackson hopes to be back at work monday. >>> apple is reportedly looking to launch an online radio service. the wall street journal says the tech giant is in talks to license music for the service that would create virtual stations based on the user's choice of gavin song or artist to be played on web -- a given song or artists to be played on web songs. more adults say they listen to music on pandora than itunes.
children are left unattended strapped in car seats in bathrooms and closets at a virginia daycare. the infants are safe, the two women running the daycare facing serious charges. >> child protective services in prince william county got a tip about the home-based daycare on abilene way and moved in. when they arrived, they found 21 children ages 3 months to 4 years old inside with just two people watching them. police say 29-year-old anila qayyum had a business permit to take care of five children at this home. when child protective services arrived, they found more than 20 and only her 23-year-old sister rabia was there helping out. >> they had 21 kids in there, that they weren't licensed, i was pretty surprised. >> reporter: neighbors describe the sisters as friendly and say they always seem attentive with the kids when they played outside. that makes the disturbing find inside the home even harder to stomach. >> some of them were in the closet in a car seat. >> i heard about that. that was really disturbing because that means to me that you have too many children inside the ho
that full forecast coming up. >>> developing news from virginia where a man is in custody accused of soliciting a 12-year-old girl for sex. nathan portnoy had an online relationship with the girl for several months. police say she told him she was an day. last friday the two agreed to meet in bethesda. one of the girl's family members spotted them together. >> what the family member saw was her getting into his car and they followed, were able to contact her using her cell phone and she exited the vehicle at a safe time. >> police eventually caught up to portnoy in falls church. they found payloaded handgun, zip ties, handcuffs and several boxes of con donees in his car -- condoms in his car. police are concerned portnoy may have had other victims and ask for anyone with information to call them. >>> police found a woman dead in a park in beltsville on montgomery road this week. police released photos of her tattoos. they include names on the woman's wrist and chest. if you have any information, call prince george's county police. >>> police closed club elite for licensing and dan
are paying 3.98, maryland 3.77, virginia 3.69. fox's josh cassio talked to frustrated drivers. >> seems like it's always going up. >> reporter: aaa says drives this drain will face the most expensive -- drivers this labor day will face the most expensive prices we've ever seen this year. hurricane isaac forced some gulf coast refineries to shut down. nationally gas prices are above 3.80, nearly 20 cents more than last year at this time. >> i'm putting gas in every other day i think. >> reporter: officials expect prices to drop later in month as the refineries come back online and the peak driving season wilds down. >> very frustrating because i -- winds down. >> very frustrating because i only get about 20 miles a gallon. i think you try to watch what you do. you space out. if you're going to one store, you do all of it at the same time. >> reporter: just be glad you aren't living in hawaii right now. at the pumps it's one big burn, a gallon of unleaded there 4.34. sure makes 3.75 sound a little sweeter. >> why are the gas companies making all these billions of dollars every year? if they
. he went to high school in virginia. friends hope today's tragedy teaches every student an important lesson. >> it's a tragedy because, you know, your kids walk out the door and they have a driver's license and you can tell them all you want you need to be careful. when you're driving, not only is it you in the car, but it's other people's children. and you need to -- and it's hard, you know, hard on anybody to have to go through this. >> this is the second car accident to claim the lives of liberty high school students. three students died in the crash last year. >> it was a really ugly scene at the end of that redskins game yesterday. a few fans engaged in a parking-lot brawl. punches thrown, people body slammed on cars before it was all broken up. prince george's county police say they didn't make any arrests because they say nobody told them about it. >> a mother sharing a story after her daughter was hit by a police crew. a series of fights broke out and police moved in. her daughter was caught in the middle. shomari stone has the interview. >> i hurt for her. it's hard. >> repo
to open up in northern virginia. you'll need pan ez pass. soon -- an ez pass. soon you'll be able to buy them from giants, wegmans and aaa. no. 1, a holeup for the new taxicab meter system in -- holdup for the new taxi cab meter system in d.c. the new meter system will offer credit card readers and satellite navigation in every cab and that's tonight's fox 5 top five. >> we had to go through a lot to get to today, but finally cooler weather. >> it was pretty dramatic. i know you saw those storms coming in up in baltimore inner harbor. check this out. >> how about that. >> it looks like a special effect from a movie. >> it does have a funny filler, but it pulls out the detail. it's really it looked like. >> i was at the nats game. we were at the top of 9th and i was watching the fox 5 weather app and said let's go and we went running because we saw the curtain of black coming across. we got on the ground dry but not to the car. those were some violent storms, not to the level of the derecho but left over 100,000 without power and many funnel reports seen over the course of four hours but
in spots of virginia. david anderson shot and killed his 75-year-old mother this afternoon. before he shot and killed hils. his sister also was shot several times. she ran to a neighbor's home to get help. >> tonight, guilty. that's the plea from a figure skating coach accused of sexually abusing one of his students. the former olympian is charged with fondling a 16-year-old girl while the two attended a competition last year. the alleged victim is from prince george's county. her family has also filed a multi-milliion dollar civil lawsuit. >> tonight, police are looking for robbers. a man and woman stuck up an advanced autoparts store in new york. they zip tied two of the employees and an 81-year-old customer during the robbery. surveillance video showed the duo taking their masks on and off. both suspects were seen wearing shirts with a "just tires" logo. >>> just seven weeks away from election day and republican mitt romney is looking to clarify remarks in which he said 47% of americans are dependent on government. romney didn't know he was being recorded. tonight, romney called a news
far to go back now. if you're willing to vote for me, we'll win norfolk again, we'll win virginia again, we'll win this election. we will finish what we started. >> reporter: president obama told that virginia crowd he'll be watching this very speech at home at the white house tonight. we assume he is doing that. first lady michelle obama absolutely essential to the president's reelection. earlier tonight just before the first lady was on the stage we heard from san antonio mayor julian castro to deliver the keynote tonight. >>> let's take a deeper look noat some of this, fox 5's tom fitzgerald up. michelle obama four years ago, the country didn't know her. she had to done accusations about her patriotism. how different this time around four years later after being first lady? >> starkly different. earlier we spoke with the deputy campaign manager for the obama campaign and she agrees with that point. she says look, back in 2008 michelle obama was an attorney, a mother, a blank slate to many americans and it was barack obama who soaked up most of the good press out there. this t
: this casinono's in west virginia. but it makes millions off marylanders every year. now they're running dishonest ads. why? because voting for question seven is a vote to build a... world-class resort casino in maryland. creating thousands of jobs and... ...according to the official department of legislative... services, hundreds of millions for our schools. while saving taxpayer money by cutting casino subsidies. question seven. good jobs and better schools in maryland. not west virginia. >>> a florida mother is angry that her son, who has autism spent three hours on his bus ride home from school. he was on the bus much longer than normal. school officials blame a substitute bus driver who got lost. >> special needs kids. so they can't, our child could never say. he might say, my daddy, when he drives by here, but he would never be able to say, you missed my stop. this is where i'm supposed to go. that's my house. you know what i mean? these are things that he doesn't normally be able to do. >> they want a copy of the surveillance video, but may not be able to get it because they sta
for a murder suspect ends in virginia. we've just learned the suspect recently resigned from his job in quantico. >> reporter: a lot of the people that we spoke to tell me that this is the most excitement that they've seen in quite some time. kerry says it was like a scene from a crime show. >> that easterl's exactly what d like, a cop show. >> she watched murder suspect anthony taglioneti. >> federal marshal on the top of him. >> reporter: investigators say they spotted him in the car while on patrol. d don. >> out of the vehicle and on the ground. >> reporter: what was your reaction seeing that in your nay w boar hood? >> it was something. >> reporter: he's smt suspected murder of keith reed. law enforcement believes it may have been a love triangle. >> i don't know. the guy lost it. >> just before his capture this evening, the u.s. marshal service warned that he had firearms and training 234 t ini marines. >> will you ever forget today? >> no. . >> reporter: why not? >> it was exciting. >> reporter: well, a lot of folks tell me that they will never forget today. as for antny ta gr
is finally found. >> breaking news in northern virginia. human remains found inside a package on busy train tracks. the discovery was made on the vre tracks in monassas park. more than 1700 drivers had to be moved off trains. gym rosenfield joins us live from the scene. >> reporter: the railing reopened behind me here in monassas park. this was a nightmare. chopper 4 was over the scene as this played out. just before 6:00 tonight, trains came to a halt south of the berks station. this was after a suspicious package was found. monassas park say a human body part. what exactly tsz, they won't say other than to say it was not a human head. the medical examiner will be helping investigators. meanwhile, passengers waited while about a dozen busses and cabs to help commuters get home. it was a long night for them. just a short time ago, we spoke to one weary commuter who was still trying to get home. >> what kind of a night has this been for you? >> very rough. it's been a long day. >> reporter: tell me about the odyssey? >> well, all four trains get stopped and turned around, back to alexandria
subsidies. question seven. good jobs and better schools in maryland. not west virginia. >>> a bullied school bus monitor collected that huge check. more than 30,000 people donated money to karen kline after she was bullied by kids on a new york school bus in june. kline received a $700,000 check today. she'll use most of it to fund an antibullying group and she will also enjoy her retirement. now you have the news edge. as always, thanks for staying up late. see you tomorrow. >> fox 5 news isn't over. go to myfoxdc.com for news, weather, and entertainment updates. fox 5 news is washington's best news on air and online at myfoxdc.com. brought to you by verison.
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